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    Our majors can travel to England, Scotland, Ireland, France (and beyond) as part of the Oxford Summer Seminar. All while earning credit toward their degrees!

  • English alumni discuss their careers in technical writing

    Alumni of the Professional Writing and Technical Communication certificate program visited English 382 to talk with students about careers in technical writing—and the perks of a pet-friendly workplace.

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    The English major prepares students to write well, think analytically and critically, and to solve problems quickly. These are skills that employers demand for today's 21st century job market. 

News

Daniel Sack Awarded 2018 Award for Excellence in Editing From ATHE

September 19, 2018

This past August, Daniel Sack received the 2018 Award for Excellence in Editing from the Association for Theatre in High Education. The award is for his work on Imagined Theatres: Writing for a...

Stacie Klinowski and Jackie Ordway Awarded Moran-Herrington Fellowship

September 10, 2018

Stacie Klinowski and Jackie Ordway, first-year graduate students in the English Department's Composition and Rhetoric program, have been awarded the Moran-Herrington Fellowship for 2018. As...

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Events

Sep
24

Five College Medieval Studies Seminar Hosts Dr. Amanda Luyster

South College E470, University of Massachusetts Amherst
5:15 pm

Sep
27

Visiting Writers Series hosts Christine Schutt

Great Hall, Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way
8:00 pm

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Dani Perez sitting in the sunny lobby of South College, laughing as she glances out the window.
Student Profile

Dani Perez '18

"I am a senior double-major in English and Legal Studies, graduating a year early this May. My goal has always been to attend law school and I believed majoring in English would allow me to improve the necessary reading and writing skills to become a lawyer. I had no idea that studying English would also … "

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